Yoga For Wellness: Healing With The Timeless Teachings Of Viniyoga

Paperback | August 15, 1999

byGary Kraftsow

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Mainstream America is finally catching on to what Eastern countries have known for thousands of years--that yoga is not only a great, low-impact way to increase flexibility and reduce stress, it is also useful in healing any number of afflictions, from common aches and pains to chronic diseases and emotional setbacks. In this easy to follow guide for practitioners at all levels, America's leading teacher of Viniyoga emphasizes the physical as well as the spiritual components of healing through yoga. Beginning with a general introduction, he then includes case studies and specific yoga sequences designed to address individual ailments. Best of all, each step of each posture in a sequence is clearly illustrated with its own photograph. The exercises in this book are truly transformative and certain to help those searching for alternatives to mainstream medicine and those looking for a way of becoming more involved in their own physical well-being.

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Yoga is a traditional method of strengthening the body and calming the mind, but it can also help to heal specific physical ailments. In Yoga for Wellness, Viniyoga Institute founder Gary Kraftsow offers any level of practitioner an interesting background on the history of Viniyoga and detailed movements to get you working on ailments....

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Mainstream America is finally catching on to what Eastern countries have known for thousands of years--that yoga is not only a great, low-impact way to increase flexibility and reduce stress, it is also useful in healing any number of afflictions, from common aches and pains to chronic diseases and emotional setbacks. In this easy to f...

Founder of the American Viniyoga Institute, Gary Kraftsow is one of the few Westerners certified to train teachers and therapists in the Viniyoga lineage of T. Krishnamacharya and T. K. V. Desikachar. He conducts seminars and retreats throughout the United States and Europe and makes his home in Maui, Hawaii.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:August 15, 1999Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140195696

ISBN - 13:9780140195699

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Yoga is a traditional method of strengthening the body and calming the mind, but it can also help to heal specific physical ailments. In Yoga for Wellness, Viniyoga Institute founder Gary Kraftsow offers any level of practitioner an interesting background on the history of Viniyoga and detailed movements to get you working on ailments. This book provides clear, detailed illustrations for you to quickly learn moves that will ease anything from back pain to stress.